Category Archives: binge

Trusting Your Own Voice

Living in recovery from any addiction can be challenging. Once you get past the early months and settle in to living your life with better habits, it can be difficult to keep up the momentum and not fall back into your old ways…

Celebrating Another Year in Recovery

Two years ago on this very evening, I was sitting in this very chair. In my lap was a bowl of freshly made buttercream frosting, tinted robins-egg blue. It was my third bowl that night. Nine cups of powdered sugar. Three sticks of…

Disrupting a Binge and Avoiding Relapse

While few experts would say that relapse is an inevitable part of recovery from an eating disorder, it is very likely. Although the data on relapse rates among binge eating disorder sufferers is not well established, most credible sources agree that it is common…

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Christina Fisanick Greer, Ph.D. is a writing professor and published author. Her goals are to help as many people in recovery as possible through writing and creativity. Christina can be reached at clfisanick@aol.com.

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Optimistic Food Addict

OptimisticFoodAddict.com is a website devoted to supporting recovery from Food Addiction and Binge Eating Disorder. Christina Greeer, Ph.D., the founder and editor of this site, is not a physician but a writer and food addict who aims to help all.